[Mplayer-users] Compiling with Red Hat 7.1

Jean-Luc Fontaine jfontain at winealley.com
Fri Jun 8 15:18:34 CEST 2001

On Friday 08 June 2001 15:12, you wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Jun 2001, Arpi wrote:
> > Please you 2.96 fans, check that code - or any other code not compiling
> > or working - and tell us what's the problem with the code. It will be
> > very hard, because there is no problem with that code, it's OK.
> > (Checked already many times by many people)
> > Problem is in the gcc 2.96 program. And we can't fix it.
> You are way too generic here 2.96.x as and bee seen has many subversions,
> and releases. The latest redhat upgrade for 7.1 is release 81 and works
> great for me. It compiles the kernel, a lot of apps, PPro optimized, and
> of course mplayer, working w/ avi, MPEG, etc.

Well, that very version on my K6 fails to compile 3Dnow.
Does 2.95.3 actually works in such a case?

> > Avifile-author Eugene Kuznetsov contacted redhat guys and tell him these
> > problems (they also have similar probs with 2.96) and they don't want to
> > help. The redhat guy said that it compiles and works for him with 2.96
> > so he can't help. So what to do then?
> I am not sure it happened exactly like this. I have also used redhat's
> bugzilla site to report a bug, what is gcc connected, and although it took
> a while, they got back to me in approx. one and a half week.
> > Maybe they have working 2.96 version too, but they included a buggy
> > non-working version with redhat distro? We don't know, and they don't
> > want to know.
> They had bugs as everyone does, first and foremost, we should state in the
> README and the FAQ to upgrade the gcc to the latest update, and retry,
> before reporting a bug.

Jean-Luc Fontaine

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